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noun as in Good Samaritan


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Again, the reasoning sounds, well, reasonable, and is sourced to a respectable organization, the Samaritans.

When there is a tornado or hurricane or other natural disaster, good Samaritans are quick to donate clothes and toys for children.

“Bye Bye Birdie” actor Dick Van Dyke and his wife were saved by a couple of Good Samaritans when their car went up in smoke.

In Moore, Christine Pelisek talks to two Samaritans who rushed to help.

Full disclosure: I volunteered for the Samaritans last year, when I lived in Cambridge.

But the retreat had been hurried and the vultures and the good Samaritans would have to look to the dead.

To be sure, there are very few Samaritans left, and those few are thoroughly despised.

The enmity subsisting between the Jews and Samaritans was very ancient in its origin, and exceedingly inveterate in its character.

We call these men Pharisees, who deny kindred with the Samaritans—but we remember who it was that befriended the Samaritans.

It is the abode of about one hundred Cutheans, who observe the Mosaic law only, and are called Samaritans.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to samaritans, such as: boy scout, do-gooder, good neighbor, helping hand, humanitarian, and johnny-on-the-spot.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.